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Cubs claim finale
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Cubs 6, Brewers 3
Teammates greet Kosuke Fukudome after he doubled and scored in the second. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)
Aramis Ramirez notched his first hit and homer, and Ryan Dempster shook off a shaky first to toss six strong innings in his return to the rotation, as the Cubs won the opening finale. Alfonso Soriano had two RBIs batting leadoff, and Kerry Wood earned his first career save.
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Series at a glance:
MIL
Milwaukee (2-1)
Lost 1
Chi Cubs 6, Milwaukee 3   CHC
Chi Cubs (1-2)
Won 1
April 3, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Milwaukee
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   3 6 0
Chi Cubs
0 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 X   6 7 1
Standings thru 4/3/08  |  Recap: MIL | CHC  |  Gameday  |  Brewers stats  |  Cubs stats
MilwaukeeABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Weeks, 2B3220101.250
Gwynn, CF3110012.571
  Kapler, CF1000011.167
Fielder, 1B3012011.300
Braun, LF4000011.286
  Turnbow, P0000000.000
Hall, 3B3000020.167
  McClung, P0000000.000
  a-Gross, PH-LF1000001.000
Hart, C, RF3000110.182
Hardy, SS4000001.077
Bush, P2000000.000
  Counsell, 3B10101001.000
Kendall, C4010012.400
Totals323623810 

a-Popped out for McClung in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Gwynn (1, Dempster), Weeks (1, Marmol).
TB: Weeks 3; Gwynn 2; Fielder; Counsell; Kendall.
RBI: Fielder 2 (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Fielder; Kendall.
SF: Fielder.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Weeks (1, 2nd base off Dempster/Soto).

 
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, LF4112114.077
Theriot, SS5011005.214
Lee, 1B5000013.214
Ramirez, 3B3211101.111
Fukudome, RF2210210.500
DeRosa, 2B3011001.250
Soto, C2001101.125
Pie, CF3010013.273
Dempster, P2000025.000
  a-Fontenot, PH1110000.400
  Marmol, P0000000.000
  b-Ward, PH0000100.000
  1-Cedeno, PR0000000.000
  Wood, P0000000.000
Totals306766623 

a-Doubled for Dempster in the 6th. b-Walked for Marmol in the 8th.
1-Ran for Ward in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Fukudome (2, Bush), Fontenot (1, Bush), Theriot (1, McClung).
HR: Ramirez (1, 5th inning off Bush, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Soriano; Theriot 2; Ramirez 4; Fukudome 2; DeRosa; Pie; Fontenot 2.
RBI: DeRosa (1), Soto (2), Soriano 2 (2), Ramirez (1), Theriot (1).
2-out RBI: Soriano.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Soriano; Theriot 2; Ramirez; Lee 2.
SF: Soto.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Soriano (1, 2nd base off McClung/Kendall), Pie (1, 2nd base off Turnbow/Kendall), Fukudome (1, 2nd base off Bush/Kendall), Theriot (1, 3rd base off McClung/Kendall).

FIELDING
E: Fukudome (1, throw).

 
MilwaukeeIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bush (L, 0-1)5.166654110.13
McClung 1.21000200.00
Turnbow 1.00001000.00
 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Dempster (W, 1-0)6.03212501.50
Marmol 2.02111102.70
Wood (S, 1)1.010002013.50

HBP: DeRosa (by Bush), Pie (by Turnbow).
Pitches-strikes: Bush 105-56, McClung 27-16, Turnbow 23-13, Dempster 91-60, Marmol 42-24, Wood 17-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Bush 7-5, McClung 0-3, Turnbow 2-1, Dempster 7-6, Marmol 0-5, Wood 1-0.
Batters faced: Bush 28, McClung 6, Turnbow 5, Dempster 23, Marmol 9, Wood 4.
Inherited runners-scored: McClung 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Jim Reynolds. 1B: Tim Timmons. 2B: Gary Cederstrom. 3B: Fieldin Culbreth.
Weather: 43 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:49.
Att: 37,973.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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